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Designated Landmarks

S.D. Arms House
437 Collyer Street

Landmark Designation: 1987

Construction Date: 1887

Architectural Style: Classic Cottage

Professor S. Dwight Arms, formerly of Salida College, was Presbyterian College's first principal, officially opening class on November 24, 1885. Arms also taught Latin for the college.

He married Adda B. Hunter on June 24, 1887 with Reverend N. Hunter, president of the collage, officiating the ceremony. Miss. Hunter was a teacher with the Longmont public school system.

The college had financial hardship during it entire existence and records show that the Arm family moved to New York after the college closed.

If you would like to learn more about this property, please see our architectural survey that was completed on the property in 2002.

HPC 1987-5